Collaborating Cohorts

The consortium currently includes participants from 17 countries, including the United States, Australia, Costa Rica, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Norway, Scotland, Singapore, the Soviet Union, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Participating studies include:


AGES-Reykjavik

Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC)

Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)

Chin-Shan Community Cardiovascular Cohort

Costa-Rican Adults Study

European Investigation into Cancer InterAct

European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (in Norfolk) (EPIC-Norfolk)

European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (Postdam)

European study on Antioxidants, Myocardial Infarction and Cancer (EURAMIC)

Framingham Heart Study (FHS)

Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS)

Invecchiare in Chianti (InCHIANTI)

Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study (KIHD)

Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study (MCCS)

METabolic Syndrome in Men

Monitoring Project on Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases I

Monitoring Project on Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases II

Monitoring Project on Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases III

Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

Northern Sweden Health & Disease Study I & II (NSHDS I & II)

Northern Sweden Health & Disease Study III

Nurses Health Study I (NHS I)

Physicians Health Study (PHS)

Prospective Investigation of the Vasculature in Uppsala Seniors (PIVUS)

Scottish Hearth Health Extended Cohort Study (SHHECS)

Singapore Chinese Health Study (SCHS)

Stockholm cohort of 60 year olds (60-YO)

Three City Study (3C Study)

Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men (ULSAM)